The Pacific Restaurant

Banquet Server

Banquet Server

Come work with us at the Hotel Grand Pacific! We’re looking for Banquet Servers to assist at functions and group meetings hosted at our independent 4-star hotel located on Victoria’s inner harbour. This would be a great option for any experienced servers or students and temporary work permit-holders looking for a fun, fast-paced job in a beautiful property.

Hours of work for this position will vary depending on the volume of events but have the potential to be full-time.

$17.43/hr plus gratuities

Description of Duties:

  • Work as part of team to set up, serve and clear up all types of banquet functions and group meetings
  • Adhere to and maintain established department standards to ensure that the service and products used by the guest are of the highest quality
  • Interact with guests, answer questions, and provide excellent service by observing the room and anticipating guest needs
  • Execute daily work assignments as coordinated and scheduled by the Banquet Captain/Manager

Qualifications & Abilities:

  • 1 year previous serving experience in a banquet environment
  • Food Safe, WHMIS and Serving It Right Certifications
  • Physically able to safely lift/push/pull 30 pounds without exertion
  • Maintain a professional presence and personal presentation at all times
  • Clear and professional verbal communication skills
  • Organized with a focus on cleanliness and tidiness
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, interactive role
  • Flexible availability to work days, evenings or weekends as required

Why Choose Us?

  • Professional and supportive work environment with a high regard for employee safety
  • Discounted employee parking
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Excellent employee meal program
  • Food discounts in both our Café and Pacific Restaurant
  • Friends and family hotel rate (Employee rate also available at other Preferred Hotels)
  • Other industry discounts
  • Excellent extended benefits (Life and AD&D, Health, Dental, Vision, and an Employee and Family Assistance program. A matching Defined Contribution Pension Plan & an RRSP program available when eligible)
  • Employee recognition & referral program
  • Treat days, employee events and an annual employee party
  • We are an equal opportunities employer and value diversity and inclusion in our team
  • We support the professional growth of our employees through internal job postings.

*We thank applicants for their interest but are only able to consider candidates with valid authorization to work in Canada.*

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent
Part-time hours: 10-30 per week

Salary: $17.43 per hour

Additional pay:

  • Tips

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site gym
  • On-site parking
  • Store discount
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program

Schedule:
•Day shift
•Night shift
•Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
All employees are required to be double vaccinated. Full COVID-19 safety plan in place.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Victoria, BC: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)

Experience:

  • Serving: 1 year (preferred)
  • Customer service: 1 year (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

  • Serving It Right (preferred)
  • FoodSafe (preferred)

Expected start date: 2022-03-21


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